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Stanley Prescott Swenson

educator

Stanley Prescott Swenson, American educator. Served with Military Government, Germany, 1948.; Member American Society Agronomy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Lebanese Association for Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.; Kiwanian.

Background

Swenson, Stanley Prescott was born on February 11, 1908 in Wood Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of Walter and Tilda (Torgerson) Swenson.

Education

Student St. Olaf College, 1926-1927. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1932, Master of Science, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

Career

Associate professor agronomy South Dakot State University, 1936-1941. Associate professor agronomy Washington State University, 1941-1946, professor agronomy, 1946-1947, dean College Agriculture, 1949-1961, chief of party Exchange Program in Pakistan, 1958-1963, director international programs, 1963-1967. Dean Faculty Agriculture, W. Pakistan Agricultural U., 1961-1963.

Dean Faculty Agricultural Sciences, American U., Beirut, Lebanon, 1967-1973.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Served with Military Government, Germany, 1948. Member American Society Agronomy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Lebanese Association for Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Ollie Burris Veltum, June 19, 1936. Children: Kathleen, Stanley Burris.

father:
Walter Swenson

mother:
Tilda (Torgerson) Swenson

spouse:
Ollie Burris Veltum

children:
Kathleen Swenson

Stanley Burris Swenson